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Americans Turn Against China Stocks as Crackdown Angst Deepens

  • Investors such as Soros are cutting their Chinese holdings
  • Marshall Wace says the nation’s ADRs are uninvestable
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WATCH: Authorities in Beijing continue to crackdown on some of the nation’s largest companies, now targeting online competition and the entertainment sector.(Source: Bloomberg)

For American investors, Chinese stocks are becoming the asset not to own.

Influential investors like George Soros have trimmed their China exposure, and Cathie Wood’s ARKK ETF no longer holds any such shares. Many others got hit with losses, according to their 13F filings. Betting against the country’s stocks was one of the most crowded trades among managers surveyed by Bank of America Corp. In London, Marshall Wace -- one of the world’s largest hedge funds -- says Chinese ADRs are now uninvestable